Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association

Re-Announcement: Paid-Internship with CamboJA News (full-time)

Phnom Penh

Internship Period: 6 months (full-time), starting from May to October 2024

Application Deadline: Thursday, 11 April 2024.


Through funding support from FHI360, CamboJA offers one paid internship to Cambodian youth who demonstrate potential to become a professional video reporter. The intern will spend his/her time with CamboJA News for a period of six months to learn about video news reporting. 
 

To ensure the interns have practical experience in video news reporting in their internship with CamboJA newsroom, they will be mentored by the in-house video producer and editor and actively engaged in the daily news production process, including travel missions with the mentors to cover stories in provinces when possible. It is expected that upon the internship, the interns will continue to develop their journalistic skills and develop themselves to become professional video journalists. 


Responsibilities
 

The interns will be required to produce an internship report at the end of their internship period. They will be expected to actively participate in CamboJA news production process including:  

  • Attending newsroom editorial meetings 
  • Researching and pitching story ideas to discuss with mentor and editor 
  • Gathering information through phone interviews and field interviews  
  • Collaborating with the mentor to produce news stories with video formats 
  • Assisting in news material translation when needed 
  • Each intern is expected to produce at least 5 video news reports on social accountability during the six-month period.


Benefits
 

  • Receive practical experiences in video news reporting and video features professionally  
  • Receive mentorship from the in-house video producer and editor 
  • Develop journalistic skills and confidence in communications   
  • Have access to various training opportunities offered by CamboJA and partners   
  • Become a member of CamboJA network of professional journalists, media workers and citizen journalists 
  • Receive internship certificate upon completion 
  • Have free access to CamboJA’s legal and psychosocial support services 
  • Receive monthly stipend including insurance during internship period  
  • Travel costs will be covered for missions with mentors to cover stories in provinces. 

  Eligibility  

  • Must be a Cambodian citizen under the age of 35  
  • Have some educational background in journalism through short course or undergraduate-level education (year-2/ year-3 student) 
  • Have basic understanding of video production or video news reporting  
  • Strong interest in journalism 
  • Be motivated to candidate who had been experienced in internship with CamboJA  
  • Be willing to learn new things and adaptable to fast-paced environments
  • Have good English proficiency
  • Be a team player


How to apply:
 

Submit your CV, cover letter, and a portfolio of your previous writings or audio, visual products (either school assignments or published works) to email [email protected] no later than Thursday, 11 April 2024.

***Women and marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Company

CamboJA
#19, St. 388, Sangkat Tuol Svay Prey I, Khan Boeng Keng Kang, Phnom Penh.

Job Information

Status: Re-Open Job type: Internship Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 12 Mar 2024 Expire in: 1 day

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